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Early on Easter Day

Have you searched for Easter eggs in a garden at Easter?

On the first Easter morning, Mary went to visit Jesus' tomb in a garden.

Garden of Gethsemane

But the tomb was empty and Jesus had gone. She told the disciples Peter and John. They came to look for Jesus too.

After they had gone home, Mary stayed in the garden still looking for Jesus. She asked someone she thought was the gardener

But he was Jesus! Mary's tears turned to gladness when she heard his voice. She had found Jesus and Jesus was alive!

National Gardening Week
Gardening

Do you like gardening?

For a whole week beginning at the end of April gardeners will be sharing their skills to encourage and help new gardeners to explore and learn how to garden.

Lots of gardens - big and small will be open to the public.

There'll be ideas on how to make gardens wildlife friendly spaces and plenty of garden parties too.

Jelly Beans! What kind of beans grow in the Easter Rabbit's garden?

Jelly Beans!

Acrostic

Fill in the acrostic and reveal the festival.

Easter acrostic Clues

  1. sealed the tomb
  2. first visitor
  3. early
  4. what's there?
  5. who could it be?
  6. where is Jesus?

Answers below.

Look Out

Hanworth: Junior Boxing Monday and Friday 7.00-7.45pm

Hanworth: Youth Club Friday 5.30-6.30pm

Sunbury: 1st April All Age Worship 10.30am

East Molesey: 5th April Easter Splodge 10.30-12noon

East Molesey: 7th April Children's Film Club 10.00am

Hampton: 8th April All Age Worship 10.30am

Sunbury: 8th April Animal Rescue Zoo 3.30pm

Hampton: 10th April Messy Church 3-5pm

East Molesey: 20th April Alight 4.30-5.30pm

Sunbury: 20th April ALOUD 7-8pm

Hanworth: 22nd April All Age Worship 11am

A Host of Golden Daffodils

175 years ago William Wordsworth became the Poet Laureate - a poet whose poems are highly thought of. It is a special role and the poet is appointed by the king or queen.

As a boy, Wordsworth lived in the Lake District and enjoyed playing and exploring the countryside. He lived there again when he was older. His poems often describe the beauty of nature and scenery.

Daffodils in the wild garden at Hampton Court

Wordsworth's most popular poem is called 'Daffodils' and is often learned by school children.

Earth Day

How much plastic do you have in your home? What do you use plastic for?

Over 1 billion people in 192 countries take part in Earth Day on 22nd April.

This year Earth Day is focusing on changing our attitude and behaviour to plastic, to put plastic pollution on the world agenda.

All over the world, people are being asked to look at how they use plastic and how they can reduce or reuse or recycle it. Or to stop using it altogether if possible!

Will you be joining in?

Easter Egg Knock, knock

Who's there?

Arthur

Arthur who?

Arthur any more Easter eggs?

Eggheads

Make a different kind of Easter egg.

What you need

What you need for Eggheads
  • Felt pens or sharpies
  • cotton wool
  • kitchen paper
  • empty egg shells
  • mustard or cress seeds
  • small spoon

What you do

1

Eggheads step 1

Gently rinse the egg shell and allow to dry.

Use the largest half of the egg shell and add a face to the front of the egg shell using felt pens or sharpies.

Tip: Try drawing sunglasses or beards or a bead necklace.

2

Eggheads step 2

Crumple some kitchen paper and place at the bottom of the egg shell. Then add wet cotton wool.

3

Eggheads step 3

Sprinkle with a spoonful of mustard or cress seeds.

Leave in a dark, warm cupboard to allow the seeds to grow. When the seedlings reach the top of the egghead put it in the light to finish growing.

Tip: Don't forget to keep the cotton wool damp.

4

Eggheads step 4

The seedlings grow into fantastic hair!

Cut the mustard or cress to eat with salad or make a tasty egg and cress sandwich.

Acrostic answers

The acrostic spells out Easter

Easter acrostic answers

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